Democrat Andy Beshear made gains in rural counties, compared to the 2015 gubernatorial race. While Republican Matt Bevin still won the rural vote, his margin was slimmer, contributing to Beshear’s 5,000-vote margin of victory.Read More...
Farm finances deteriorated across a swath of agricultural states during the summer and early fall, despite the Trump administration’s second round of trade aid payments and slightly higher prices, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City…
Andy Beshear's lead in the Kentucky gubernatorial race came largely from cities and suburbs. But a shift toward the Democratic candidate occurred across the state, compared to the 2015 governor's election.
The maternal death rate is 60% higher in rural areas than central parts of metropolitan areas. A bill introduced by a member of Congress from New Mexico seeks to close the gap.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper will spend millions on road improvements in four rural mountain counties that went Republican in 2016.
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Jobs, healthcare, and opioid addiction all received attention in this week’s Democratic presidential debate.
First came the poll taxes and whites-only primaries that targeted African Americans in this southeastern Texas community. In recent decades, students at the historically black Prairie View A&M University were required to complete a…
While Democrat candidates criticize Trump on the economy, the states that hold their presidential nomination contests first (Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina) are doing better than the rest of nation with jobs.
Immigration, healthcare, and environmental issues include passing references to rural. In the debate over trade policy, candidates use farmers as an example of who is getting harmed.